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FREEZE FRAMES (SIGNED), Kerr, Katharine
121 FREEZE FRAMES (SIGNED)
Kerr, Katharine
Tor, 1995, 0312890443 / 9780312890445

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Danisi, Joseph M.
Hardcover first edition, first printing. First US and first hardcover edition. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Signed by Kerr on the title page. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Published previously in UK by HarperCollins as the paperback titled "Freezeframes". Original collection of linked stories set in an alternative San Francisco, California. Collected here, the novella "Resurrection" was previously published by Axolotl Press. "...Kerr's unfolding future seem very real, from hippie exhuberance to a darkening political and economic landscape...and onto a future of ironies and surprises." - Locus, May 1995, pg. 61.
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000682

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HUMPTY DUMPTY: AN OVAL, Knight, Damon
122 HUMPTY DUMPTY: AN OVAL
Knight, Damon
Tor, 1996, 0312862237 / 9780312862237

First Edition, Hardcover, As New, As New. Book. 
Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Hardcover first edition. Not a remainder nor ex-library. A fascinating novel by one of the greatly under-appreciated Science Fiction authors. (The jacket is non-glossy, thus prone to marks and scratches easily hidden under mylar sleeves. This jacket is unmarked in any way.) Difficult to find copies of this title with very fine dustjackets. Award History: 1997 Nebula Preliminary Ballot.

000742

Price: 34.95 USD
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NIGHTMARE JOURNEY, Koontz, Dean R.
123 NIGHTMARE JOURNEY
Koontz, Dean R.
Berkley Putnam, 1975, 0399113886 / 9780399113888

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Near Fine. Book. Lehr, Paul
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. The pageblock is tanned, normal for a book this age manufactured before acid-free paper. Minor foxing at top edge of text block. Jacket edges slightly worn with some liver-spotting to white rear cover. One small horizontal scuff at top edge of front jacket panel with jacket crease at front corner of spine. Else a straight, square near fine copy in near fine jacket. A complex story taking place in the far-future, this title was the last SF novel Koontz wrote before turning his talents to the supernatural horror genre.

002784

Price: 175.00 USD
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QUIET POOLS [THE], Kube-McDowell, Michael P.
124 QUIET POOLS [THE]
Kube-McDowell, Michael P.
Ace, 1990, 0441699111 / 9780441699117

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Moore, Chris
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Minor age-related wear, else fine copy in fine jacket. Critically acclaimed SF novel about the political intrigue and social conflict over the plan, called the Diaspora Project, to send Earth's best people on a lifelong star voyage of colonization. Barron (ed) Anatomy 4, 4-239. Clute, Science Fiction:The Illustrated Encyclopedia - Notable Works, pg. 206. Award History: 1990 HOMer Award Nominee (lost to Redshit Rendezvous by John Stith); 1991 Hugo Award Nominee (lost to The Vor Game by Bujold); 1991 Locus Poll Award Nominee for Best SF Novel (lost to The Fall of Hyperion by Simmons).

000906

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WAR MACHINES OF KALINTH [THE]: THE 2ND SAGA OF DIRSHAN, THE GOD-KILLER, Lancour, Gene
125 WAR MACHINES OF KALINTH [THE]: THE 2ND SAGA OF DIRSHAN, THE GOD-KILLER
Lancour, Gene
Doubleday & Company, 1977, 0385126603 / 9780385126601

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Marcesi, Steve
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. State first edition. Some light foxing to the page block edges, else fine copy in fine jacket. A straight, square copy without price-clipping and jacket intact. Fine condition for a book this age. The second book in the Dirsham the Godkiller series, preceded by The Lerios Mecca (1973).

004056

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BATTLESTAR GALATICA, Larson, Glen A. And Robert Thurston
126 BATTLESTAR GALATICA
Larson, Glen A. And Robert Thurston
Berkley Books, 1978, 

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Fine, Near Fine. Book. 
Book Club, first hardcover edition and first printing. A fine copy in near fine jacket. Not remainder or ex-library copy. Issued by Science Fiction Book Club, this novel is based upon the original TV series. First printing code I47 on page 214 and code #1953 on rear jacket panel. (Published in December 1978, three months after the paperback edition by Berkely.) Light foxing at top edge of page block. Jacket lightly rubbed in spot at top corner of spine hinge and scattered small spots on rear jacket panel. A single small closed, but jagged tear at heel of spine panel. Blue boards with brown lettering. A clean, square copy without clipping.

003905

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A FISHERMAN OF THE INLAND SEA, Le Guin, Ursula K.
127 A FISHERMAN OF THE INLAND SEA
Le Guin, Ursula K.
HarperPrism, 1994, 0061052000 / 9780061052002

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Reinert, Kirk
Hardcover first edition, first printing. First printing stated with "1" present in complete number line. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. Interior Illustrations by Michael Storrings. Collects 10 stories, including two from the Hainish universe. Award History: 1994 James Tiptree, Jr. Award Nominee (lost to co-winners The Matter of Seggri by Le Guin and Larque on the Wing by Nancy Springer).

003636

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TELLING [THE], Le Guin, Ursula K.
128 TELLING [THE]
Le Guin, Ursula K.
Harcourt, Inc., 2000, 0151005672 / 9780151005673

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. First full-length novel set in the Hainish cycle since the publication of The Dispossessed (1974). "This is humanist SF at its best, Le Guin in top form." - Locus, August, 2000. Award History: Winner of the 2001 Locus Poll Award for Best SF Novel; 2001 Endeavour Award Winner for Distinguished Novel or Collection.

001924

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THREE HAINISH NOVELS, Le Guin, Ursula K.
129 THREE HAINISH NOVELS
Le Guin, Ursula K.
Doubleday, 1978, 

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Near Fine, Near Fine. Book. Woolhiser, Jack
Book Club Edition and first printing with Code T19 on page 370. Not a remainder or ex-library copy. Moderate foxing at top edge of page block. Faint shelfwear with a single small but jagged tear (0.5 cm in length) at top edge of spine panel, else a fine copy in a fine jacket. A clean, square wonderfully preserved copy without previous owner's marks and difficult to find in such condition. First combined edition collecting ROCANNON'S WORLD, PLANET OF EXILE and CITY OF ILLUSIONS. Issued by the Science Fiction Book Club and edited by Jeffrey Levin, this Book Club edition comprises the correct and consistent text preferred by Le Guin for all three novels "after years of increasingly garbled edtions" as stated by Le Guin in her Acknowledgment.

003484

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A SPECTER IS HAUNTING TEXAS, Leiber, Fritz
130 A SPECTER IS HAUNTING TEXAS
Leiber, Fritz
Walker & Company, 1969, 

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Gaughan
First edition, first printing. A fine copy in fine dust jacket without tears or marks. (Originally published as a three-part serial in Galaxy magazine in 1968.) Normal age-related wear to side edge of page block. Price ($4.95) intact on front flap with "First Published" present on copyright page. (See L.W. Currey, Science Fiction and Fantasy Authors, 1979.) Excellent condition for a book this age. Black and white two panel jacket illustration by Gaughan.

003722

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SILK CODE [THE], Levinson, Paul
131 SILK CODE [THE]
Levinson, Paul
Tor, 1999, 0312868235 / 9780312868239

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Fine. Book. Uretsky, Jan and Shelley Eshkar
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Very small closed tear (0.5 cm in size) at lower tip of rear jacket panel, else very fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Award History: 2000 Locus Poll Award Winner for Best First Novel.

003865

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WORLD OUT OF MIND, M'Intosh, J. T. (pseudonym of James M. Macgregor)
132 WORLD OUT OF MIND
M'Intosh, J. T. (pseudonym of James M. Macgregor)
Doubleday & Company, 1953, 

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Near Fine. Book. Powers, Richard
Hardcover first edition, first printing. First Edition stated on copyright page. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Light rubbing at board edges and spine corners with moderate jacket crinkling and chipping at head and heel of spine panel. Page block edges, especially the top edge, are age-darkened. The $2.75 price is intact on front jacket flap. A straight, square copy in blue boards with red spine lettering. Pseudonym of J. T. McIntosh. Former owner's name inked out on front free endpaper. The wonderful Golden Age full color, wrap-around jacket by Richard Powers is still bright and intact, without tears or stains.

003777

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LENS OF THE WORLD (SIGNED), MacAvoy, R.A.
133 LENS OF THE WORLD (SIGNED)
MacAvoy, R.A.
William Morrow & Co, 1990, 0688094848 / 9780688094843

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Parkinson, Keith
Hardcover first edition, first printing. State First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Signed and inscribed "To Larry/Bertie MacAvoy" on the title page. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket wrapped in protective brodart cover. Volume 1 in the Nazhuret of Sordaling series.
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004590

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HOUSE OF STORMS [THE], Macleod, Ian R.
134 HOUSE OF STORMS [THE]
Macleod, Ian R.
London, Simon & Schuster UK, 2005, 0743256727 / 9780743256728

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Rostant, Larry
Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. (The first US edition was published later by Ace in May 2005.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Sequel to The Light Ages. (The US edition of Light Ages was published May 6, 2003 and precedes the UK edition, published June 2, 2003. However the UK edition features the outstanding jacket illustration by Edward Miller.) Alternate history where magic triumphed over science in the 17th century. House of Storms takes place one hundred years after the events in Light Ages. "The House of Storms is that uncommon thing, a sequel to be treasured as much as its precursor." - Nick Gevers, Locus, February 2005. "This is a major work by a master writing at the top of his form." - Publisher's Weekly. Ian Macleod is also the author of The Great Wheel (1997) which won the 1998 Locus Poll Award for Best First Novel. Fine full color, wrap-around jacket illustration by Larry Rostant.

003009

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LIGHT AGES [THE], Macleod, Ian R.
135 LIGHT AGES [THE]
Macleod, Ian R.
Ace, 2003, 0441010555 / 9780441010554

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Murrello, Judith
Hardcover first edition, first printing and true first edition. (The US edition precedes the UK by one month.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a remainder, book club nor ex-library copy. Identified as the "First American Edition May 2003" on the copyright page. However, it's official published date is May 6, 2003 and precedes the official publication date of June 2, 2003 for the UK edition published by Earthlight. (However, the UK edition features the outstanding jacket illustration by Edward Miller.) "Several hundred years ago a magical substance known as aether was discovered in England, and it changed the world in this beautifully written, complex fantasy novel." - Publisher's Weekly. The first novel in the The Aether Universe trilogy.

003286

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COSMONAUT KEEP, Macleod, Ken
136 COSMONAUT KEEP
Macleod, Ken
Orbit, 2000, 1857239865 / 9781857239867

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Gibbons, Lee
Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. (The US edition was published in 2001.) Not a book club, remainder or an ex-library copy. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. Best Novel Nominee for the 2002 Hugo Award. (Lost to American Gods by Gaiman.) First Contact novel, and first in the Engines of Light, a new series that is both near-future political intrigue and space opera. Macleod, the Scottish equivalent of Bruce Sterling, is the author of the The Star Fraction (a 1996 runner-up for the Arthur C. Clarke Award), and like Sterling focuses his writing in the realm of political SF. He was nomiated for the 1998 British Science Fiction Award (BSFA) for The Cassini Division, and won it in 1999 for The Sky Road. "MacLeod's original and subversive way of imagining his futures easily overshadows the formulaic elements of his narrative." - Locus, May 2001. "Cosmonaut Keep opens MacLeod's new SF sequence Engines of Light. It is highly entertaining and intelligent, promising more good things to come." - David Langford. "[T]he greatest living Trotskyist libertarian cyberpunk science-fiction writer." - Salon website. Both panels for the excellent full color, wrap-around dustjacket illustration by Lee Gibbons are pictured here. Award History: 2002 Hugo Award Nominee for Best Novel; 2001 Arthur C. Clarke Award Nominee (lost to Parable of the Talents by Octavia Butler.)

001778

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BEYOND APOLLO, Malzberg, Barry N.
137 BEYOND APOLLO
Malzberg, Barry N.
Random House, 1972, 0394479238 / 9780394479231

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Good, Fine. Book. Hane, Roger
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Veritical smudges on front board with faint discolorations at side edge measuring 2.0 cm long by 1.0 cm wide, with similar very faint discolorations at top and bottom edges of textblock, otherwise a clean, straight copy without any lean. Jacket has faint vertical crease at right flap. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Jacket is complete and not price-clipped. The first novel of Malzberg's to be published in hardcover, an excellent writer who specialized in "bitterly humorous psychological tales, many of them present-tense and first person." Pringle, The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction (1990), page 28. Beyond Apollo is "a blackly humorous piece of genre-subversion, typical of this author's work...it aroused a great deal of controversy." Pringle, The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction (1990), page 36. "[A] wickedly funny undermining of the SF myth of the conquest of space, of which Campbell was one of the principal promoters." Barron, Anatomy of Wonder (1995), *4-273. Award History: Winner of the 1973 John W. Campbell Award for Best Novel. (The first year the award was presented.)

002391

Price: 30.00 USD
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INSIDE STRAIGHT: A WILDCARDS NOVEL, Martin, George R. R. (ed)
138 INSIDE STRAIGHT: A WILDCARDS NOVEL
Martin, George R. R. (ed)
Tor, 2008, 0765317818 / 9780765317810

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Very Fine. Book. Komarck, Michael
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition with number line complete. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Very faint dent on lower edge of page block, else fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Edited by George R. R. Martin, original anthology set in Martin's Wildcards universe. Contributing authors include: Daniel Abraham, Melinda M. Snodgrass, Carrie Vaughn, Michael Cassutt, Caroline Spector, John Jos. Miller, George R. R. Martin, Ian Tregillis and S. L. Farrell.

004294

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CYBERWEB, Mason, Lisa
139 CYBERWEB
Mason, Lisa
AvoNova/Morrow, 1995, 0688139876 / 9780688139872

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. 
Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Sequel to Arachne.

001625

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ANCIENTS OF DAYS: THE SECOND BOOK OF THE CONFLUENCE, McAuley, Paul J.
140 ANCIENTS OF DAYS: THE SECOND BOOK OF THE CONFLUENCE
McAuley, Paul J.
Gollancz, 1998, 0575064285 / 9780575064287

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Fine. Book. Young, Paul
Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. (The first US edition was published later by Morrow in 1999.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or an ex-library copy. The second book in McAuley's future history series, preceded by Child of the River (which made the Publisher's Weekly Best of 1998 List). Millions of years in the future, a group of the humanoid, but not quite human, population explore the artificial world called Confluence. "[E]ndless, variegated stream of images and episodes that McAuley produces from his magic hat." Locus - September 1998, pg. 70. Award History: 1999 Locus Recommended Reading List - Science Fiction Novels.

002465

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